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Read the extracts given below and answer the questions that follow: (Textbook Section: 19.1) 

One stormy night many years ago, an elderly man and his wife entered the lobby of a small hotel in Philadelphia. Trying to get out of the rain, the couple approached the front desk hoping to get some shelter for the night……… This young clerk never foresaw the turn of events that would lead him to become the manager of one of the world’s most me glamorous hotels. 

1. Put a tick mark (ii) against the statements that are correct and a cross (x) against the ones that are wrong. 

(i) On a moonlit night an elderly couple came to a small hotel in Philadelphia.

Ans: False 

(ii) The hotel was full and the couple could not get a room.

Ans: Truc 

(iii) The clerk was both efficient and strict.

Ans: False 

(iv) The clerk offered his room to the couple. 

Ans: True 

(v) Complimenting the clerk, the elderly man said he should be working in the best hotel in the United States. 

Ans: True

(vi) The old man sent a letter to the clerk with a round trip ticket to New York.  

Ans: True 

(vii) The old man had built a grand hotel in Philadelphia. 

Ans: True

(viii) The old man asked the clerk to be the first occupant of that hotel. 

Ans: True 

2. Choose the correct alternative. 

(i) The elderly couple came to a hotel which was 

a) big. 

b) grand. 

c) fully occupied. 

Ans: c) fully occupied. 

(ii) The clerk told the couple that there were no rooms available in the hotel as: 

a) most of the rooms were locked. 

b) the night was stormy. 

c) there were three conventions being held in town. 

Ans: c) there were three conventions being held in town. 

(iii) The clerk’s room was not big but it was 

a) airy. 

b) clean. 

c) comfortable. 

Ans: c) comfortable. 

(iv) The old man told the clerk he would 

a) send him a cheque. 

b) build a grand hotel. 

c) call him to New York. 

Ans: b) build a grand hotel. 

3. Words from the passage are given on the left. Select words from the box which mean the same and write them in the blanks. insisted a hearty laugh, extraordinary grand charming 


 Ans: grand

Winning (smile) ……..

Ans: charming 

Pressed on ………… 

Ans: insisted 

Exceptional …..

Ans: extraordinary, 

A good laugh ……

Ans: a hearty laugh 


Read the extracts given below and answer the questions that follow: (Textbook Section: 19.2) 

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty and charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open ……..But if we are afraid of them or if we show our dislike of them, then they behave in the same manner. 

Class 12 SOS English Question Answer

Unit. No.LessonLink
Unit 1My First StepsClick here
Unit 2LeisureClick here
Unit 3Reading with UnderstandingClick here
Unit 4Father, Dear FatherClick here
Unit 5Fuel of the FutureClick here
Unit 6My Grandmother’s HouseClick here
Unit 7Reading with UnderstandingClick here
Unit 8A Case of SuspicionClick here
Unit 9My Son will not a Beggar BeClick here
Unit 10Where The Mind Is Without FearClick here
Unit 11Reading with UnderstandingClick here
Unit 12If I Were YouClick here
Unit 13The Tiger in the TunnelClick here
Unit 14The Road Not TakenClick here
Unit 15Reading with UnderstandingClick here
Unit 16I Must Know the TruthClick here
Unit 17India-her Past and FutureClick here
Unit 18Night of the ScorpionClick here
Unit 19Reading with UnderstandingClick here
Unit 20Reading with UnderstandingClick here
Unit 21Reading with UnderstandingClick here

1. Answer these questions: 

(i) What is our wonderful world full of? 

Ans: Our wonderful world full of is beauty, charm and adventure. 

(ii) What would Nehru do if he had more time? 

Ans: Nehru would visit the old nooks and corners of India.

 (iii) Why would he like to go in the company of bright young children? 

Ans: He would like to go in the company of bright young children because their minds are opening out with wonder and curiosity. 

(iv) Which places would he like to go to? 

Ans: He would like to go to mountains, forests, rivers and old monuments. 

(v) What would be the most exciting adventure? 

Ans: Going to the forests and seeing the wild animals 

(vi) If we have love in our hearts what do wild animals do? 

Ans: They don’t attack us. 

(vii) How do human beings behave if we dislike them? 

Ans: They dislike us in turn. 

2. Complete these sentences: 

(i) We can find adventure if we seek it with our ……..

Ans: eyes open 

(ii) After visiting monuments we learn something more  about……….. 

Ans: Indian’s history

(iii) Flowers give……. and colour to our world. 

Ans: life 

(iv) While watching the birds we should be able to ……..

Ans: recognize them 

(v) People who kill animals are ……….. 

Ans: foolish 

3. Given below are a few words. Find their antonyms (words of opposite meaning from the passage and write them in the blanks given :


Ans: bright 


Ans: friend 

domesticated …..

Ans: wild 


Ans: more 


Ans: most 


Ans: new 


Ans: stupid

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